Dubai is crazy about entertainment, fun and movies and the world famous team of Star Trek is coming to Dubai for the next part. The movie that is going to be shot extensively in Dubai is one of the most big budget movies of Hollywood.
The third part of globally renowned sci-fi franchise “Star Trek”, directed by Justin Lin, will film scenes in Dubai.
Filming of the project is planned to commence in October this year, and the film is set for release in the United States and the UAE in July 2016, Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) said.
A number of entities, including DFTC, the Dubai Media Office, Dubai Tourism and Commerce and Marketing (DTCM), and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will work closely to provide all of the necessary support to facilitate the filming.
Dubai Studio City will provide technical support for parts of the film, and location owners will be closely involved in supporting the shooting across various locations.
“Bringing international productions to Dubai helps to facilitate the development of a sustainable local film industry, and adds to the city’s already flourishing economy and cultural life. Al Sharif, Chairman of Dubai Film and TV Commission and Managing Director of Dubai Studio City said.
Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said that TV and film is an incredibly powerful platform through which we can showcase the many tourism facets of Dubai.
The authorities have raised high hope from the Star Trek on various accounts. Firstly, it will give a golden opportunity for the youngsters to acquire and gain as much knowledge as possible. It will also put Dubai on the global frame for Tourism as well. Overall the cast and crew of Star Trek 3 will bring plenty of good things to Dubai in coming days.